Meet Vehicle JT2AW16J7J0144017

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Owner - Joe Kowalski

Location - Oakley, CA USA

E-Mail -

Year - 88

Purchase Date - Dec 22, 1997

with 105889 miles

Car Color - Orange Pearl

Interior Color - Black

Current mileage - 161,255

This car entered the Registry on 01/01/98 and the entry was last modified on 07/22/01

Factory Installed Options: 

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PREVIOUS HISTORY - Robert Mee was the original owner. This was a one owner car (before I bought it) and came with all records. The car has had clutch, battery, shift knob, one wheel and several tires.

MAJOR SERVICE WORK - All scheduled maintenances been performed. The clutch was replaced at 73,000 miles. Complete engine rebuild at 161,000. I disassembled everything you can take apart. Cleaned and rebuilt or replaced all parts including oil pump, water pump, timing belt bearing, all hoses and belts. I replaced the valves, springs and seals and did a three angle valve grind. Boil, magnafluxand hone the block including replacing the knockout plugs. I painted the block with silver POR15. Reassembled everything with new daskets and RTV. Started fine the first time. Runs great!

AFTERMARKET PERFORMANCE MODS - Silicone vacuum hoses, Magnacore wires, K&N filter mod, TRD header, Performance Hytest clitch, plate and throw out bearing, Eiback ProKit springs, tokico sport struts, oil filter relocation mod


PROBLEMS WITH CAR - Burned a valve. Had to rebuild the engine

MISC NOTES - The car was a real find. I looked for it for over six weeks. The previous owner took excellent care of it and I intend to do the same

I did all the engine work and mods myself. My goal is to restore the car to a like new condition. I enjoy working on this car almost as much as I like driving it.